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NHTSA - 2005 Mitsubishi EVO Recalled

Model/Build Years: 2005 MITSUBISHI / LANCER EVOLUTION
Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI MOTORS NORTH AMERICA, INC.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 05V335000

Recall Date: JUL 25, 2005

Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 1179

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE TURBO CHARGER COOLANT HOSE WAS INCORRECTLY MANUFACTURED, AND MAY ALLOW COOLANT LEAKAGE.

Consequence: IF A LEAK OCCURS, DURING VEHICLE OPERATION WHEN THE MANIFOLD IS HOT, COOLANT MAY IGNITE AND CAUSE A VEHICLE FIRE.

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TURBO CHARGER COOLANT HOSE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON AUGUST 15, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MITSUBISHI AT 888-648-7820.

MITSUBISHI RECALL NO. SR-05-004. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.